Problem: Copper (II) fluoride contains 37.42% F by mass.Use this percentage to calculate the mass of fluorine (in g) contained in 55.5 g of copper (II) fluoride.

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We are given the mass % of each. 

Recall the mass percent formula:

% mass=mass componenttotal mass×100


mass component=mass%100×mass of sample


percent fluorine: 37.42%

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Copper (II) fluoride contains 37.42% F by mass.

Use this percentage to calculate the mass of fluorine (in g) contained in 55.5 g of copper (II) fluoride.

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